More than 60 percent of voters in Florida chose on Election Day to restore voting rights to 1.5 million people with prior felonies, amending state policy enforced during the 19th century and upheld until Tuesday. Myrna Perez, who leads the…
Although Election Day has passed, races in several states have yet to be finalized--and may not be without legal action. Florida’s Republican governor, Rick Scott, has already filed a lawsuit in a tight Senate race against Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson.
By Terry Spencer, Associated Press
The deeply purple state will learn Saturday whether there will be recounts in a bitter and tight U.S. Senate race and the governor's race.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison.
After Tuesday’s election, two key races are still too close to call. The high-profile Senate race between current Sen. Bill Nelson and outgoing Gov. Rick Scott is headed for a recount, while the contest for Georgia governor is still neck…
By Gary Fineout, Associated Press
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has not conceded. Though Gov. Rick Scott is leading, under state law in Florida, a recount is mandatory if the winning candidate's margin is 0.5 percentage points or less.
By Victoria Shineman, The Conversation
Research shows when ex-offenders regain their voting rights, they can became more trusting of government and the criminal justice system.
By Associated Press
Early Wednesday morning, three U.S. Senate races -- in Montana, Arizona and Florida -- were still too close to call.
Democrat Andrew Gillum has conceded Florida governor's race to Republican Ron DeSantis.
By David Crary, Associated Press
The ballot measure will enable more than 1 million ex-felons to regain their voting rights…
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